BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLVII—NO. 247 Blytheville Courier Blytheville Daily News Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Herald THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 1952 TWELVE PAGES McGrath Choice Draws GOP Fire fc Truman Cleanup Order Called 'Whitewash;' Democrats Silent WASHINGTON ( A P} — President Truman's assignment of Attorney General McGnilh to clean up tlie government drew angry protest from Senate and House Republicans today, and silence from the Democrats. lhe White House orders for the* big cleanup stem, in part, from i Judge Green Dies At His Home Here County Judge Kuland Green died. at his home this morning. Services will beat 2 p.m. Sunday in Holt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. E. C. Brown officiating, assisted by .he Rev. S., B. Wilifortl, pastor of the Batesville .Methodist Church and formerly pastor of the First Methodist Church nere. come lax scandals uncovered by a House investigation. A subcommittee headed by Rep King D-Cattf has aired charges of corrupt deals and collusion involving high officials in McQrath's Justice Department and the Internal Revenue Bureau. Mr. Truman told a news conference yesterday he had abandoned plans to create a special cleanup commission and has placed full responsibility on MeGrath. as the chief law enforcement officer. "No Cleanup," Capeliart Says '•That means there Is going to be no cleanup," snapped Sen. Capehart R-Ind., when a reporter informed him of the announcement. . • Sen. Nixon R-Calif and Rep. Makewell R-Mo both renewed their 'demands that McGrath be fired. Nixon said Secretary of the Treasury Snyder "also must go." Tlie Internal Revenue Bureau is in Snyder's department. "Confidence Shakedown" "Scandal has shaken public confidence in the Justice Department," Nixon told reporters. "The public will have no confidence whatever in an investigation of the Justice Department by the Justice Department." Sen. Mundt R-SD said McGrath, "if he's going to investigate \von't have far to go—there's plenty of material for it right in his olfice. ' The public knows that." Mundt and Nixon are members of the "-Senate Special Investigations Subcommittee now deep in a series of inquiries into alleged misdeeds' of government officials and workers. RFC Charges Involved Capehart Is a member of a Senate Banking Subcommittee * which ha s 'accused the Reconstruction Fi„ nance Corporation RFC of sub- Ir.jids Today's Courier News . . . Osceola News . . . society . . . Page 5. . . . Arkansas N'ews Briefs . . . Judge Cherry may run for governor . . . 1'agc 2. ... Sunday in Blylhevllle Churches . . . I'a^e 3. . . . Snake's capture launched hobby for Blytheville science (eacher . . . Page 12. . . . Markets , . . Page 5. . . . Osceola readies for Golden Gloves . . . Chicks play Humes tonight . . . siwrts . . . Paye 5. ... On Missco Farms with the county agent . . . farm news . . . 1'age 9. S1NGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS A resident of Mississippi County since 1901, Judge Green was a farmer and glimer near Osceola before entering politics in 1927. He served four lernis as county treasurer and has been comity judge since 1041. He ran 'for county judge after winning an Arkansas Supreme Court test case—Mississippi County vs. Roland Green—to determine the legality of a non-lawyer hold- ins the office. A legislative act of ion combined the offices of county judge and judge of common pleas court and Judge Roland Green PlanesJoin Pacific Hunt For45 / AbandonedShip SEATTLE Wj—Seven airplanes joined the ships of three nations early today in the expanding North Pacific search for the abandoned freighter Pennsylvania and its 45 or 46 crew members. Tlrey scanned hundreds, of square miles of storm-tossed seas. Hopes thut the crew members could have survived in the cold and mountainous waves diminished after both air and sea craft reported "not a trace" in Thursday's day-long search. Planes Leave Early * The three ships known to be at were American, Cana- Japancse. Both United County Offices to Close Due to Judge's Death Offices in the County Court House here will be closed today and tomorrow because of the death of County Judge Roland Green. The assessor's office wilt remain open, however, because of the issuance of license plates for which assessment certificates are reriuired. The Osceola Court House will be closed tomorrow but has' to remain open today because of a civil session of Circuit Coui't. U«jJO 'ring. President, Truman told newsmen there Is no basis for reports that HcGrath'A resignation is Imminent. The President said that : after much thought he had concluded the housecleaning job was one for the Justice Department, and not for a special commission as he or-> iginally had planned. £> the scene dian and States and Canadian planes took off early today for the scene, about •165 miles northwest - of Canada's Vancouver Island and about 750 miles Irom Seattle. A criss-cross search pattern was | followed by both the air and s^a Jusf "H'ina, Wives, Snow" They found nothing—not even a scrap of wreckage, a drifting bit of clothing or a life preserver. Just wind and waves and "snow flurries. Tile surface search lor the four lifeboats from the Pennsylvania -i£P.L U P all night as ships crews '"ined a ceaseless vigil,-search- wild swells with the aid of and flares. Airplanes were to return to, (heir bases at reported see a thing, not "Not * Trace" _ n&f H. M. Dudley,, chief pilot or Hi Coast Guard flying boat, returned to Seattle and simply; , "We didn't trace." Former Osceola C. of C. Manager Given State Post LITTLE ROCK-charles R. Bowers, former manager of the Osceola Chamber of Commerce, has been named to succeed Wayne Fletcher, who resigned yesterday as director of the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission. (L Mr. Bowers served as manager of ?*the Osceola Chamber of Commerce from September, 1550, until a feu- months ago, when he became wash-1 said. "An"abon'done'd°"sn'in'"would l.mtm, r.n,..«,,.^H,.« ,., ... - „ - hav( , a s , jm ch[mcc jn j,^,, But the search continues today. to Mt He said a stcrm was still raging and surface swells were so great his plane would have been torn pieces hsd it been forced to down. The flyers said they felt little hope that the 7,800-ton victory shin was still afloat. . "You can't imagine the size of those \vai-cs." one coast guardsman ington representative of the Resources and Development Commission. From January, 1949 until September, 1950, he served as industrial engineer of the commission. After serving in OsceoJa, he moved to Helena to direct a campaign to build a bridge across the Mississippi River. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Weather .Arkansas forecast: Partly cloudy, warmer this afternoon and tonight OCCASIONAL RAIN and In east and south poriions Saturday. Occasional rain north portion tonight. ' .Missouri forecast: Increasing high cloudiness, warmer and day; high to- Child Dies in Fire At Caruthersville ' Fa tally 6 u rne «j V^ h en Blare Razes Home CARUTHERSVILLE—A year-old child burned to death here yesterday when an overheated stove set lire to the .house Into which . his family was moving. William Statler had been employed by United Farmers Oiu Coin- from Popln of the gin. His son, Jerry and Mrs. Statler when fire broke out. Mrs. Static' ran for her husband, who dashed into the house in search for the child. He failed to find the Bluff to a house back was in the house was in the yard and was badly burned himself. boy Firemen were nimble to enter the building when they arrived and found the burned body of the child the center room on a suitcase of the house when the fire was put out. The blaze started in the kitchen of the three-room house and damage was estimated at about $600 Fire Chief Vic Mnlloure said. Scrvires were to be ill Poplur BliifT this afternoon. Rumors of Pending Indochina Invasion Largely Go Ignored FRENCH GENERAL IIIK.S— General Jean do Latlrc dc Tns- siyny died tonight, the Ktruch News Agency announced, according to an Associated Press dispatch. The 61-year-old French commandei'-in-chief and high commissioner iti Indochina haef been in a state of coma for the past two days following two oiiei-a- tions for a tumor of the prostate BlalKi. f.VK.V Photo) Red Airmen Flash South Almost to Parallel 38 Enemy Audacity Costs Him Loss of 4 Planes SEOUL, Korea <AP)—Red jets flashed south almost lo Parallel 88 today and paid for their audacity with loss of four MIC 15s. They were .shot down, ami a fifth damaged, in I'ive blazing battles with American jets. The air war flamed within 30 miles of the Panmunjom truce site. One fight wns nearly 1BO miles from the Yalu River boundary between Korea nnd Manchuria. ThLs Is far south of MIG Alley where the jets usually fight. The new outbreak of air wnr, after jets were snowbound yesterday, raised the Allied bag for the week to II jets .shot down and 13 2 Negro Children Die In Wilson Home Blaze WILSON— Two Negro children died yesterday in a blaze ol unde- tennhied origin that destroyed a two-room house on the outskirts of Wilson. Fatally burned were Butch Hurl-* _ son. nine months, and , his three- set up certain qualifications for the office, one of which was that the office-holder had to have practiced law for a length of time. In order to bring the problem before the Supreme Court, the county judge in office in 1933 disqualified himself from a 'case and appointed Mr. Green to serve as coun- 'y . Mississippi county then refused to pay Mr. Green for his services. A lower court ruled in favor of Mr. Green and the county appealed the case, bringing it before the Supreme Court. The rii.ing there favored Mr. Green, also, and he ran for the office at the next election, winning the race. After serving two terms as county treasurer, Mr. Green ran for sheriff'and was defeated. He then j won two more ^terms as treasurer :tore making the race for county p Jvfr. Green's parents moved to |lythev>l!e when he was a'boy. He attended high school here rind the: moved to Osceola when his parents went there. He atteifdcd Hcn- drix College. He returned to Blytheville when elected treasurer lor the first time. One of the original directors of First National Bank here, he has served on tile board of directors 'since the bank was chartered. A member of First Methodist Church here, he had been a member of tile board of 'stewards for some time. He also was a member of the Lions Club and the Masonic Order. Jmige Green hr>cl been in ill health for more than a year and was forced to surrender his duties to an alternate judge In September. He had returned to his office several weeks before his death. He was SB years old. Burial will be in Memphis will National Funeral Home in charge. Judge Green's body will lie In slate at Holt Funeral Home here lomorrow and Sunday morning. Members of lhe family requested that no flowers be sent. He leaves his wife. Mrs. Myrtle Maxwell Green: two brothers, Ben Green of Hot Springs, and Bascomb Green of Memphis; and three year-old sister. Joyce. They were identified as the children ol Bobbie Jean Hudson. Deputy Sheriff J. T. Wieley discovered the fire, which he said occurred about 1:30 p.m. lie said the children \vcre ulone in the house when the Maze broke out. The mother, he said, had gone to a nearby bean mill to .locate some coal. Coal was used to heat the house, he said, but it was not known whether an oil stove may have been used in the kitchen. Deputy Wiglcy said he and a Negro attempted to rescue the children, but the quickly-spreading flames prevented them from entering the house. The. house was owned by Lee Wilson Co. Graveside rites for the children were conducted nt 2 p.m. today in F.vadale Cemetery. BHSCIubtoAid Polio Drive Key Club to Take Part As Its First Project The'newly-orf;anixf:d Kev Club of Blytheville High Schoofheld Us first meeting at Use school last night and deckled to take an active part in the March of Dimes cnmptgn as Its first official project. The Key Club, which is sponsored by the Biytheville Kiwanis Cluo. voted to set up contribution tables In downtown Blytheville lomorrow and the following Saturday to solicit contribution for the March of Dimes. The tables will be manned Ly eight Clubbers. It was also announced at last night's meeting that the Key Club is attempting to book n special March of Dimes benefit basketball game here for the near future. A chib spokesman said that thr club is trying to line up an outstanding ojji>nnent to piny the Blytheville Chicks In tile benefit j_;ume. In other action, last night the Builders Supply Company Is Sold Frank Wagner Buys Firm; Wilson Henry To Be Office Manager Purchase of Builders Supply Co.. located on South Gl, was announced today hy Frank Wagner, who has been connected with home building in Blytheville for the past 15 years, Former stockholders in the company included Kendall Berry, w. H, PfMise and J. Wilson Henry. Mr. Henry, Mr. Warier stated will remain with .the- orgamzaUor s»a .office manager. •• '. "JKsr " Mr;'• \Vogiici-'. fcnmc to BlythcvlIIe In 193$ from Brtnktey. Ark., where he was manager of the Ark-Mo Lumber Co. During the past 15 yenr.s, he has been associated with MJssissipp Comity Lumber, Co., as nsslstan manager in charge of cost estimating and erection of new houses. "At Builders Supply," Mr, Wng- utr stated, "we shall lay pariicnlni stress oil redesigning and remodel liny o[ homes. "Of cnur.se, .we will handle over all contracts for new houses am will offer our plan and cost esti mating services. We will continu to carry a fins I line of merchandise, 1 [.imaged. One jet destroyed today \vas hit >vei- Sariwon, laO miles southeast )f the Yaln, No MIG had been bag- jed so far south before. Top Ace Bags Jet One M1Q was downed in the same battle by America's top ace— Col. Francis S. Gabrcskl of Oil City, , Sl.sL Fighter-Interceptor Wing omtnander. It was his fourth MIG and liis 32nci plane in Lwo wars. This battle, between 22 Sabre jets and 60 aggressive Russian-type 3s, raged for 35 minutes over a 75-mile area. H was as long ax anj jet battle recorded. Sabres Make All Kills All of the dny's kills were made by F-86 Sftbre jets. But the southernmost fight In- olved F-84 Thunderjcts, Three MIGs attacked then) near Kilm- chon, 180 miles southwest of the Yulu and only 11 miles north of 38 This was lhe most southerly, je engagement ever fought in the Korean War. MaJ. William Waltman, Air Force Briefing officer, said probably the Reds ventured so far south because they were "getting more and more experience nmler their belt.s, "H Wasn't a Picnic" "Our boys up there didn't havi any picnic," lie nclcJcd, - The U. S. Fifth Air Force madi no mention of damage lo an; American plane during the day. Under a new policy United Na tions air lasses are announced onl> weekly. Ground fronts were so quiet thi heaviest reported action came froii American naval guns yeslerdaj The cruiser Rochester", supported by the destroyer's Collet and De Hayen tratfoii.T near Kosongl That's l^thi eastern end of the siiow-coverei 145-mUe battle line. Destroyer Aclfon Reported To the north two other TJ, S destroyers — the Gregory and. th Mackenzie — fought an hour Ion duel with Red shore guns. Four Communist 76 inii'i x firing from en VPS dug In n bluf near besieged Won.?nn, dropped : rounds astraddle the MacKenzie. The Navy said neither the ere 1 , no r the destroye r was d a ma get The destroyers reported at least on direct hit with 300 rounds, fired fro) their own five inchei's. SAIGON, INDOCHINA of UN Votes Grou (/P)—There's a constant Jumper crnn rumors and reports Hying about fa Indochina that the Chinese Com-|' ,_. but hardly anyone in this countryjUll DsSOTminq' PARIS l/Tp—Tlie United Nations j uetier.nl Assembly voted 42 ' and flslci-f. Mrs. Blanche Gay and Mrs. Kcy clubbm voted TlYi.r.sday ni e hU Tllrtvl Kinrlorc h^i*K nt t]l..»l :ll_ , J b as their weekly meeting date. Johnny Loggins wns appointed program chairman tor the month or Jan- . India Sanders, both of Blytheville, and Mrs. Jerry White of Fl'orida. muni5t.s are planning to invade, seems \vorriecl. French and foreign intelligence officers freely confirm there" «p- pears to be a steady increase of Red China forces alor. gthe Indo- Chinese border but none of them will say they think an Invasion might be imminent. "No Indication" Seen Instead, they say there U "nothing to indicate" the Chinese Communists are going to move in soon lo help the hard-pressed Communist-led Vietminh uho have been battling the French and Viet Nam- csr for Die last five years. These bamc sources, however concede the picture in this corner windy today 40s northeast to jot Southeast, Asia could, suddenly 60s southwest; partly cloudy to-!undergo a radical chance once the right and Saturday, turning colder ] conflict in Korea I s ended north and extreme tfest Saturday; have low tonight in 30s; south to muth- west winds today and tonight, shifting to northwest Saturday. Minimum this morning—22 Maximum yesterday—33. . Sunset today—5:09. Sunrise tomorrow—7-07 Precipitation 24 hours to 7 am ! creasin ff "'cir war material aid ^oady—None. ' ' 1 th « forces of Ho Chi Minh. Total since Jan, 1—3.10. 1 There also has been a heavy in- Mean temperature (midway be- j filtration into main Vietminh ccn- Invasion "Dates" Vary Invasion "dates" for Indochina ranged all the way from sometime in January to June of 1952. Meanwhile, French army spokesmen say, the Chinese Communists hav ^steadily been Into tween high and low)—30 s. NormJl mean temperature January—39.9. This Dale Last Vear Minimum this morning—24. Maximum yesterday—55. | lers fc.r i of Red China advisors, but !ias been no evidence of any i Chinese Communist troops fight- iiiR alongside the. Vietminh "Vol- hmtcers" or "resujars." | Advisors iJraw Credit Precipitation January 1 to this The corp? of advisors however date—.93. , jis credited vith having' much to coordination reflected In rcccnl Vietminh attacks ngainsl the French and Vietnamese west and ea.st of Hanoi. ' i General Assembly voted 42 to 5 to[ (!ay to set up a 12-nation disarmn- "'ent commission. The body will study step-by-stcp reductions in arms and armed forces, climaxing al some future date with prohibition of atomic weapons. Track Official Says Hell File $7.5 Million Suit, Charge Libel WEST MEMPHIS. Ark. (API—Robert J. Boilcau, executive vice president of Dixie Downs, Inc., says he is Instructing ills attorneys to file a 7.5 million dollar damage suit charging slander, libel and defamation of character. / Boileau said those who would be n:unc-rt a.s defendants include the CJp-zetU 1 Publishing Co., The Arkan- sa,s Ga?.ette and its eldtors, J. N. Iiciskell. of Little Ruck; The Memphis Tcnn. Publishing Co.. the Memphis C'omnierclal Appeal and its editors. Frank Ahigren; Radio Stations. WMC, WMCFM and WMCT. all of Memphis; and the uary and President Max Hill has Anti-Race Track League of Crittcn- been appointed to repersent the I llcn County and its officers. Key Club on the Student Council I Individual Actlnn Planned of Blythcvlile Hish School. i Rolleau said the action would be filed in federal and state courts. The Commercial Appeal and the Arkansas Gazette dec-lined comment. Neither McMath nor Morley could be reached. N Hoilrali Js Prime .Mover N' noileau is the prime mover In the proposal to establish a horse race Arkansas GOP Meets LITTLE ROCK W.—Arkansas lie- publican leaders nir-.t here today to consider a proposed GOI* presidential primary. Safe Ashore, Carlsen Tells of Fight with Raging Seas Il.v EDWARD Cl'RTIS FALMOUTH, Ens. i/1'j _ Safe ashore. Cap!. Kurt careen toW the .story today of his fight with a rasing Atlantic, a two-weeks battle against wind waves And colci. He (old a cheering crowd of thousands: "I deeply regret I was not in position to bring the Enterprise back with me." From the deck of the rescue lug Turmoil he watched the death throes of the 6.711-toli Flying Enterprise yesterday, minutes after he leaped into the water from the dying freighter. She went down after a thrashing, titanic battle with the sea. '•That really hurt me. quite a lot," Carlsen said. H was the "la.st sale" which struck the itout ship its death blow, the couraegous. 37-year- old skipper told a packer! news conference. "The last Jc* days' gale was ton much." he said. "There were hi?h fe.i.s going and they were too much." His worst moment in the luii; ordc.il. he sairt. "was the moment that the Flying Enterprise disappeared." "I commanded that ship for three years and made 41 crass- Ing.', of the Atlantic." he said. "She w:is a very well built ship. She was an extremely solid ship I had command of that ship for over three years and crossed the Atlantic, many times, so I Knew wha! she could take." He will go back to sea, he said And it may be aboard another Frying Enterprise. The Isurandt- sen Line, owners of the ship, referring proudly to the heroic master, has announced he con ha\e a new command whenever lie wants a ana :!;at likely lm-ie will be a i-.cw Hying Enterprise for him one day. Carlsen seemed calm as he described his ordeal, a solitary bat- tle for a '.rrk alter tie ordered his crew o[ 15 and 10 par-.^cngers to abandon i-hip on Dec. 29. four days after U-,e Clm.stmiis hurricane hit him. He ninnajcri to Act four to six hours siren a ni^iit. sleeping "halt on the port wall and half on the lloor" of the crawly tilled vc:--c-l. It was a huii-:ry affair for him for a while. "t found dov.n ir. !he storeroom « big pound cak? with a big hole in it. and 1 put my arm through It and brought it yp," he said. He lived on the pound cake and •water for' *cvcral days. Later he found sonic wine and beer aboard. Still later, the U. S. Destroyer Willarrt Keith cot hot codec and food to him. By ni^ht. he read by the Ijtdit of a flickrring candle. His book was "Tlie Seaman and the l.a\v." Things brightened lor him after a week of lonely battle when the salvage tug Turmoil coming close by, put aboard first mate Kenneth nancy. 27. What did they lalk about on !iio;e lonj? eerie nights? "Well, we talked about this press business." Carlson replied. "To be frank, we were both scared of It." lie bcc:ame even more scared, he admitted, when the fame of hw hcrwc .stand .spread and he realised there might be quite a fuss about him ashore. When the last moments of the Flying Enterprise arrived, he and nancy jumped together into the sea and swam hand in hand to,- waul tiie Turmoil. They clambered iiji ;j rope ladder a few min- utc.s later. CnrlT-n stepped onto the Prince of Wales pier In Fahnouth today, v.c.'iimu an oversized black raln- <o,it lie borrowed from one of hl.s. IT-IIICI:-, at 10:08 a.m. 4:08 a.m., CHT. "I Just cannot fimi words onrush to expres my gratitude to you," he told the crowd. track here, across the Mississippi River from Memphis. Crlttendcri County residents will vote on lhe proposed track Jan. 22. The Arkansas Racing Commission lias granted a franchise to Dixie Downs, .subject lo approval al a local option election. However, the commission i s scheduled to meet Jan. Ifi to reconsider the franchise request. Mc.Ylath Wants Klcctinn LITTLE HOCK (,Vl — OOV. McMath said yesterday he would like to fee an election held on the location o[ a race track in We-st Memphis. Ark., even If a franchise granted to Dixie Downs Inc., is revoked. "I believe a majority of the people of Crittcndcn County West Memphis will vole against the track." said McMath. Dixie Downs has been Rronlcrt a Iranchl.sc by the state racing com- mis.sion to build a track in West iUemphU provided it Is approved by Crittenden County voters in a local option election. The election has been set for Jan. 22. Ultimatum' Given Reds Truce Talks Hearing Crisis Over Airfields By OIKN CLEMKNTS MUNSAN, Korea (AP) — Allied truce negotiators handed the Reds n virtual ultimatum today. They demanded an explanation of an alleged contradiction in the Communists' innounced stand on construction of airfields during; an armistice. Maj. Gen. Howard M. Turner said negotiations- for supervising a Ko-' rean truce could not continue until the. Reds explain lhe apparent discrepancy. Turner said the Reds last month announced they planned ro build and repair airfield's white a truce was In force, but denied yesterday that this Is their Intention. "No Chance, Feds Say Chinese MaJ. Gen. Hsieh Fang insisted thai, the Communist position never has changed and declared: "You will never get a satisfactory answer to your unrensonabla demands." s The truce subcommittee met for only 34 minutes. The subcommittee on prisoner exchange 'adjourned after four hours and 20 minutes. /Both will meet nRaln al II a.m. Saturday 9 p.m. EST Friday in.Pan-' munjom. Lilihy Wants Explanation Rear Adm. R. E. Libby told newsmen that In the prisoner subcommittee "We are still trying to get them to explain their sudden shift on the doctrine of free choice—how they justify ;f i-.M i'utii repudiate [ThiifsnSJ^giy accu&d the. Cam? •- rnunfsts of Insisting on forced "re^ ~ patriation of war prisoners after the Reds said thousands of South Koreans had Joined the Red' armies of their own free will following capture. "Freedom vs. Slavery" Brig. Gen. William P. Nuckols, of- ftala U.N. spokesman said "Th« basic ciucstioti we are trying to decide is. the question of freedom'for the individual versus slavery for the Individual." North Korean Maj. Gen. Lee Sang Clio read a statement'charg- ing thr United Nations as "branding and tatoolng' war prisoners with anti-Communist slogans. "I don't know where yon got the story." Llbby replied, "but your telling of It was not particularly et- Icctlve ir yon do believe It." Tatloolns Is Reported There have been reports from South Korea that some prisoners who do not want to be repatriated have had such slogan? 3s "down with Russia" and "down with ths Communists" tattooed on their arms. In the truce supervision session Turner quoted the senior Communist delegate, North Korean Lt. Gen. Nam II. as saying Dec. 2: "I can assure Admiral Joy that the Korean people win certainly reconstruct and reinforce their airfields during the period of a military nimlslice so as to prevent tha possibility of any further wanton bombing by your side ana to safeguard the security of their armed forces." Turner Cilrs Statement On the other hand. Turner said, "yesterday as well as on many prev- Sce CKASE-FIKE on Page 5 'Greasy Thumb' Guznick Freed WASHINGTON fjj>,—The Senate, which wanted to put him In jail, has last lo Jacob (Greasy Thumb) Ouzik, who didn't want lo go. "Greasy Thumb," veteran Chicago mobster, was acquitted by O. S. District Judge Edward A. Tamtn yesterday of charges growing out of his refusal lo answer questions of the Senate crime investigating committee. Adenauer Coming to U.S. BONN. Germany fypj—West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer announced today he will visit Washington this spring. Jail Doors Wide Open Here But No 'Break' feared — Cells Empty Blytheville'. 1 ; city jail was open for business tilts morning- wide opm. in tact. Cell doors were left ajar but there was no fear of a wholesale jail break, for all of tho cells were empty. City Police reported for the fhst lime in three months the city Jail was without a single occupant. LITTLE LIZ- Some ctwroertn g«( t»o vocations o y?0f—thci r usuol one ond oncrKtf when trw bw taVn Jt».
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